Viral lies, overwhelming uncertainty, and leadership that amplifies falsehoods and fear: no wonder we feel anguished by our information environment. During an election season of great consequence, what would make society less vulnerable to division?
Policy & Ethics
Stop arguing with people about what is true. Instead ask how they are voting
October 12, 2020 — Claire Wardle
It’s not just “antiscience thinking”
October 12, 2020 — Zakiya Whatley and Titilayo Shodiya
Behavior & Society
What 1990s Internet protest movements share with today’s disinformation campaigns
October 12, 2020 — Joan Donovan
Simulation games help newsrooms prepare for covering a chaotic election season
From a human-made virus to vaccine conspiracy theories, we rounded up the most insidious false claims about the pandemic
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